Swarthmore Tops Diplomats

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall dropped a 9-0 decision to Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis action on Saturday. The Diplomats slide to 5-7, 2-4 CC with the loss, while the Garnet improve to 9-2, 6-0 CC.

The Diplomats came up just short in a pair of doubles matches as they fell by close scores at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. Julia Fiala and Emily Gruenberg stretched their match at No. 3 to a tiebreaker, but fell 9-8, and Meredith Lackey and Dana Sleeper lost 9-7 at No. 2.

In singles, Fiala had the closest matchup with a 6-3, 7-5 defeat to Kelsey Johnson, while Anya Sahaydachny fell to Lia Carlson 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 and Lackey dropped a 6-2, 6-4 contest to Gayatri Iyengar at No. 6.

F&M returns to action at Gettysburg on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.